MagWedge AngelEye: A Mirror on Your Rifle

    Just when you thought you’d seen everything…

    Canadian manufacturer MagWedge has developed a new product they’re calling the AngelEye. It’s a small mirror that mounts onto a section of picatinny rail. The mirror folds closed against the rifle when stowed, and when deployed can be flexed to accommodate different angles.

    The concept, according to MagWedge:

    The AngelEye increases your situational awareness by giving you a convenient way to see what is going on behind you and to your side.

    So this is less of a “peak around corners” tool and more of a “see what’s over my shoulder” tool. It’s unclear right now just how wide the field of view is through the mirror, but I expect more stats are forthcoming.

    MSRP is aiming for just under $100 CAD, and it looks like they’re shipping now.

    I am intensely curious to hear from the readers on this one: is it something you’d personally use? At first glance it seems like a product that falls into the “tacticool to the point of silliness” category, but perhaps I’m overlooking a real world application that falls outside my realm of shooting.

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    Edward O

    Edward is a Canadian gun owner and target shooter with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. Crawling over mountains with tactical gear is his idea of fun. He blogs at TV-Presspass and tweets @TV_PressPass.


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